Latin America and the Caribbean: The Region Very Vulnerable to the Impact of Climate Change
This article was originally written by Natsuko Utsumi for the World Bank’s web site.
Report warns of “irreversible” damage already affecting the region’s environment
Washington, DC, December 5, 2007 ― Climate change will have dramatic and costly consequences for the people and ecosystems of Latin America, according to the World Bank’s lead engineer for Latin America and the Caribbean Walter Vergara. Vergara’s warning comes in a collection of five reports “Visualizing Future Climate in Latin America” that outlines – and adds new detail to — the environmental problems facing the region. Continue Reading